One of the most difficult parts of leaving religion is often telling our loved ones.
We want to be honest and transparent about our decisions, but we also want our families to still accept and love us.
We often try to accomplish both by doing hundreds of hours of research and soul searching to find factual evidence to support our decision, looking for irrefutable evidence that our choice was the “right” one.
However, these ways of approaching this conversation often don’t guarantee that our loved ones will understand or agree with our decision.
Kara Sakievich, believes that it’s not finding the “right” reason for leaving that will help you navigate this transition with more ease, but rather, loving YOUR reason for leaving and feeling confident in your decision to do what is best for you.
When our decisions aren’t about who’s right and who’s wrong, it becomes about respecting our own decision and better helps us respect others’ decisions as well.
** TRIGGER WARNING FOR THOSE WORKING ON BODY POSITIVITY OR BODY SHAME**
There is talk in this episode about weight coaching that may be triggering for those working on body positivity, body shame resilience, or who are overcoming eating disorders.
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